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Deputy credited with saving woman with heroin antidote

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says issuing a narcotic overdose antidote to its patrol deputies has already saved a life.
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Brunswick Co. deputies to carry life-saving drug

An injection that could instantly save a person overdosing on drugs will soon be in the hands of Brunswick County Deputies.
Heroin overdose on rise, antidote could save lives
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Heroin overdose on rise, antidote could save lives

As heroin addiction rises, so do concerns about deadly overdoses. US Attorney General Eric Holder says with heroin overdoses increasing by 45% between 2006 and 2010, something needs to be done to combat this deadly drug.